NOTICE Before inspecting the wheel alignment adjust the vehicle height to the

Notice before inspecting the wheel alignment adjust

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NOTICE: Before inspecting the wheel alignment, adjust the vehicle height to the specification. If the vehicle height is not to the specification, try to adjust it by pushing down on or lifting the body. 2. INSTALL CAMBER–CASTER–KINGPIN GAUGE ONTO VEHICLE OR POSITION VEHICLE ON WHEEL ALIGNMENT TESTER Follow the specific instructions of the equipment manufacturer. 3. INSPECT CAMBER, CASTER AND STEERING AXIS INCLINATION Camber Left–right error –0 ° 37’ ± 45’ (–0.62 ° ± 0.75 ° ) 45’ (0.75 ° ) or less Caster Left–right error 2 ° 18’ ± 45’ (2.30 ° ± 0.75 ° ) 45’ (0.75 ° ) or less Steering axis inclination Left–right error 13 ° 04’ ± 45’ (13.07 ° ± 0.75 ° ) 45’ (0.75 ° ) or less If the caster and steering axis inclination are not within the spec- ification, after the camber has correctly adjusted, recheck the suspension parts for damaged and/or worn out parts. 4. INSPECT TOE–IN Toe–in (total) A + B: 0 ° ± 12’ (0 ° ± 0.2 ° ) C – D: 0 ± 2 mm (0 ± 0.08 in.) If the toe–in is not within the specification, adjust it at the rack ends.
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W03086 R14309 1 2 W03087 F01195 Bolt Adjusting Value Set Bolt 15’ 30’ Adjusting Bolt 90105–17001 90105–17003 90105–17004 90105–17005 45’ 1 °0 0’ 1 °15 1 ° 30’ 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 Dot 2 Dots 3 Dots SUSPENSION AND AXLE FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT SA–5 1053 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) 5. ADJUST CAMBER NOTICE: After the camber has been adjusted, inspect the toe–in. (a) Remove the front wheels and speed sensor clamp. (b) Remove the 2 nuts on the lower side of the shock absorb- er. (c) Coat the threads of the nuts with engine oil. (d) Temporarily install the 2 nuts. (e) Adjust the camber by pushing or pulling the lower side of the shock absorber in the direction in which the camber adjustment is required. (f) Tighten the nuts. Torque: 211 N·m (2,150 kgf·cm, 156 ft·lbf) (g) Install the front wheels. Torque: 103 N·m (1,050 kgf·cm, 76 ft·lbf) (h) Check the camber. HINT: z Try to adjust the camber to the center value. z Adjusting value for the set bolts is 6’ – 30’ (0.1 ° – 0.5 ° ). If the camber is not within the specification, using the table be- low, estimate of how much additional camber adjustment will be required, and select the camber adjusting bolt. (i) Do the above mentioned steps again. Between step (b) and (c), exchange 1 or 2 selected bolts. HINT: When exchange 2 bolts, exchange 1 bolt for each time.
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W03088 W03089 SA0028 Front A B A B A: Inside B: Outside SA–6 SUSPENSION AND AXLE FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT 1054 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) 6. ADJUST TOE–IN (a) Remove the boot clamps. (b) Loosen the tie rod end lock nuts. (c) Turn the left and right tie rod ends an equal amount to ad- just the toe–in. HINT: z Try to adjust the toe–in to the center value. z Make sure that the length of the left and right tie rod ends length are the same. Tie rod end length difference: 1.5 mm (0.059 in.) or less (d) Torque the tie rod end lock nuts. Torque: 74 N·m (750 kgf·cm, 54 ft·lbf) (e) Place the boot on the seat and install the clip it. HINT: Make sure that the boots are not twisted.
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